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About John Jacob Astor IV
John Jacob Astor IV was an American businessman, writer and inventor remembered for being a member of the highly influential and wealthy Astor family. During his lifetime, he was regarded as one of the wealthiest people in the world. He died tragically aboard the RMS Titanic when it sank in 1912. He was 47 years old.
He was the youngest of the five children of Caroline Webster "Lina" Schermerhorn and William Backhouse Astor Jr. In 1891, he and socialite Ava Lowle Willing tied the knot. The marriage produced two children William and Ava. His second and final marriage was to socialite Madeleine Talmage Force, with whom he had a son named John.
In addition to being one of the 1,514 people on board the Titanic that perished when it sank, he was also the richest passenger aboard the ship.
At the time of his death, he had an estimated net worth of about $87 million, which in 2015 was equivalent to $2.13 billion.
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John Jacob Astor IV's Popularity
John Jacob Astor IV was a famous American businessman, who was born on July 13, 1864. As a person born on this date, John Jacob Astor IV is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (July 13) and the 5th most popular for the year (1864).
People born on July 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. John Jacob Astor IV is the 929th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to John Jacob Astor IV's birthday, John Jacob Astor IV is the 5600th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.
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